Computer Security team

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Computer Security: Blind trust means money lost

This spring has seen two fraudulent transactions on the CERN Marketplace. In both cases, the fraudsters were advertising vacant apartments that they didn’t own

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11 June, 2024

Computer Security: The better generation

To all those fine folks out there who are interested in computer security, thank you!

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24 May, 2024
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24 May, 2024

Computer Security: WhiteHat & Zebra trainings are back

Hand-in-hand with the Computer Security team, you, as an excellent software developer and experienced programmer, have followed the right courses to put in place a secure software programming and code development life-cycle...

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15 May, 2024

Computer Security: Pay per vulnerability

The Computer Security team decided to engage with ethical hackers and launched a three (and a half) staged approach towards improving the security of CERN’s Internet presence and beyond

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24 April, 2024
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24 April, 2024

Computer Security: Swipes vs PINs vs passwords vs you

There are many different ways to unlock your smartphone: swiping patterns, PIN numbers, passwords, biometric fingerprints or face recognition. Some are more secure, some less so

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09 April, 2024

Computer Security: Day of the open firewall

With ongoing vulnerability scans of CERN’s internet presence, the Computer Security team’s plans to perform penetration testing against selected targets visible to the internet

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25 March, 2024
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25 March, 2024

Computer Security: Bingo walk-through

Bravo to all those who participated in the Bull**** Bingo and sent us their solution. Some people were wondering why their responses were not correct… Good point, so let’s walk through that Bingo

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12 March, 2024
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12 March, 2024

Computer Security: The hardship of three security paradigms

These paradigms “KISS ─ keep it simple, stupid” and “defence-in-depth” go hand in hand once we all jointly pick the right two of “cheap, convenient, secure”

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26 February, 2024

Computer Security: Bull**** Bingo

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13 February, 2024
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13 February, 2024

Computer Security: 300 computer security articles and counting

We begin the year by celebrating the 300th Bulletin article focusing on various computer-security-related topics

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30 January, 2024

Computer Security: Hits are coming closer

Until recently, universities had been attacked only very occasionally. But the last year has also seen major attacks against accelerators and telescopes

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15 January, 2024
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15 January, 2024

Computer Security: Four gifts for your Christmas break

Just as physical threats don’t stop outside working hours, CERN’s annual closure won’t put a stop to cybersecurity attacks in the coming weeks

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05 December, 2023